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[Africa] Uganda Sets Powerful Example with Comprehensive Tobacco Control Law / Strong smoke-free provisions enacted over industry objections

Uganda’s law sets a powerful example for Africa, which has traditionally lower rates of tobacco use and has been targeted by the tobacco industry as a major growth market.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:35
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[Arizona] City of Phoenix testing out smoke-free park program; El Oso Park designated as 'smoke free'

The idea began in 2013 when students from Trevor G. Browne High School reached out to Vice Mayor Daniel Valenzuela's office about creating a smoke-free park near their school. On Tuesday, no smoking signs were installed at El Oso Park, located near 75th
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:22

New North Dakota law stops e-cigarette sales to and possession by minors

legislators have passed a new electronic cigarette law prohibiting minors from using, possessing or purchasing electronic smoking devices, alternative nicotine products or any of their component parts. The law will also require child-resistant packaging f
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Jul 30, 2015 07:06

[UK] Public smoking ban linked to fall in childhood asthma ($$)

Laws banning smoking in public places in Scotland may have helped to significantly reduce childhood asthma, a study suggests. The research, carried out by the University of Aberdeen, revealed that cases of the condition have dropped by more than 10 per c
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:00

[Nebraska] Letter, 7/26: Remove tobacco amendment

U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry...recently voted in favor of the current Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies appropriations bill, which includes an amendment severely limiting the FDA... e-cigarettes, little cigar
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Jul 30, 2015 04:55
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[Arizona] Students, officials clear the air with smoke-free park

Student advocates and public officials cleared the air Tuesday morning when they finished installing new signs in Phoenix's first smoke-free park. The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Board approved the no-tobacco policy at El Oso Park, near 75th Avenue and
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Jul 30, 2015 04:29
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[Ohio] Grant awarded to promote tobacco-free initiatives

Partners for a Drug Free Milford-Miami Township recently was among four Greater Cincinnati entities to share $180,000 in grants awarded by Interact for Health for tobacco-free initiatives. A ceremonial presentation of a $50,000 check was made to that org
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Jul 30, 2015 04:19

Family, peers influence teens' e-cigarette use

Teens are more likely to use electronic cigarettes if their friends and family view them as cool or acceptable, a new study suggests.
added Jul 29, 2015 16:50

VIDEO: The cool factor: Teens report positive feedback to using e-cigarettes

An estimated 40 percent of teen users of e-cigarettes have never smoked tobacco, a new report finds, adding to the worries that the devices are attracting a whole new group of underage user, not just teens trying to quit regular cigarettes. Even more ala
Today Show (NBC)
added Jul 29, 2015 16:37

HAELLE: Are E-Cigarettes' Popularity Causing More Teens To Smoke?

“Parents should discuss with their teens the known risks of nicotine use – nicotine is addictive and has established effects on the brain when used in adolescence,” she said. “They should also talk with their teens about the fact that the hazards of e-ci
added Jul 29, 2015 16:35
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